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Swimmer's ear at its peak

Doctor's visits resulting in a diagnosis of acute otitis externa, more commonly known as swimmer's ear, cost $500 million annually, according to a recent study by the Centers for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-07-03/swimmers-ear-its-peak
Swimmer's ear peaks in the summer

Doctor's visits resulting in a diagnosis of acute otitis externa, more commonly known as swimmer's ear, cost $500 million annually, according to a recent study by the Centers for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-06-29/swimmers-ear-peaks-summer
Vaccine found effective against bug

...The bug is also the leading cause of otitis media, the ubiquitous childhood ear infection...well as bacterial blood poisoning and otitis media. Black said the vaccine reduced...especially welcome news for parents. Otitis media is a leading reason for children's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/26/tec_240146.shtml
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Drugs losing their punch against kids' infections

...effective. That was always the bottom line." That's no longer always the case. The germ most commonly responsible for otitis media increasingly has become resistant to amoxicillin - the popular pink stuff - forcing Reiner and other pediatricians to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/07/tec_337292.shtml
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AP NewsBreak: Doctors to urge that not all kids get antibiotics for ear infections

...definition of what constitutes an ear infection, known as acute otitis media, also is expected to reduce antibiotic overuse for the...Antibiotics only will be considered if it's truly acute otitis media and not every abnormal-appearing ear," said Dr. Allan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/03/met_407585.shtml
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Health officials to urge no antibiotics for most ear infections

...children with serious middle ear infections, known as acute otitis media. Symptoms include a minimum fever of 102.6 degrees...Antibiotics only will be considered if it's truly acute otitis media and not every abnormal-appearing ear," Lieberthal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/03/liv_407579.shtml
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Capsules

...increase in a common childhood ear infection known as acute otitis media, Finnish researchers say. A program designed by the...of Pediatrics. There were 24.5 million episodes of acute otitis media in the United States in 1990, a 250 percent increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/18/ent_307299.shtml
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Parent pressure cited in overuse of antibiotics

...distinguish between viral and bacterial infections. The ear infection otitis media, one of the most common maladies that a growing number...were written for amoxicillin, a drug most often used to treat otitis. In 1992, 12.4 million prescriptions were written. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/18/ent_253713.shtml
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Nasal-spray flu vaccine looks promising

...compared with 18 percent in the untreated group. Those getting the vaccine were also 30 percent less likely to suffer fever with otitis media, a bacterial earache that often accompanies the flu in children. The results were first reported by The Associated Press...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/14/tec_228175.shtml
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Club calendar

...Hand To Hand, Years of Desolation Sunday. l SOUL BAR: 984 Broad St.; Joe Graves and The Dirty Left Hand tonight, with Otitis and Aposable Scum; (r) Evolution Friday, with DJ Solo; Afro Man Saturday; $1 PBR Monday-Tuesday; happy hour 5-8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/17/ent_128755.shtml
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